Fwd: GCC 7.5 Status Report (2019-10-22)

Sebastian Huber sebastian.huber at embedded-brains.de
Thu Oct 24 05:03:20 UTC 2019

On 24/10/2019 07:00, Chris Johns wrote:
> On 23/10/19 5:18 pm, Sebastian Huber wrote:
>> On 22/10/2019 14:45, Joel Sherrill wrote:
>>> I would like to see most targets moved to newer major versions but I think at
>>> least the PowerPC will want to bump for the upcoming gcc 7 release.
>> Yes. For all targets except powerpc I would directly move to GCC 10.
> I am not sure about a change without some evidence there are no issues. Building
> on all supported hosts would be a good start, test results on hardware even better.

If we are close to the RTEMS 5 release, then I would not change the GCC 

>>> Binutils has a new release and I think we also have changes to newlib to pick up.
>> Some problems on ARM were mentioned on the Binutils mailing list. I am not sure
>> what the status is here.
> Can binutils be upgraded?

It seems the ARM issue turned out to be not a Binutils problem. So yes, 
we can upgrade.

>>> For newlib, I'm caught up at the moment. Not sure about Sebastian.
>> I wait since one month for a Newlib patch approval.
> Is this important to 5?

Yes, it is quite important if we want to keep the libbsd up to date.

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